Editorial Reviews. About the Author. One of India’s most versatile entrepreneurs, Kishore Biyani There is a lot to learn from Kishore Biyani and his book – it happened in India: 1) India is a land of opportunities and shortcomings, depending on. It Happened in India: The Story of Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Central and the Great Indian Consumer. Apr 1, by Kishore Biyani and Dipayan Baishya. Born in a middle class trading family, Kishore Biyani started his career selling It Happened in India and millions of other books are available for instant access.

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Kishore Biyani is an Indian businessman. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May 28, Manish Ahuja rated it really liked it Shelves: Good book to read when you want to know about retail sector in India.

Giant Killer in Retail. Kishorji boom tremendous faith in himself as well in people working with him.

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Paperbackpages. The book also discusses the management style and organization issues of the group. Author recounts on how KB started as an ordinary cloth seller in Mumbai and eventually how he established the giant retail business It’s a well written, simple and interesting book.

The book has its own underlying connotations,sometimes giving advice and at other times detailing the qualities of Kishore Biyani who rose from a common baniya to become one of the top entrepreneurs in India.


It is bokk human nature that when someone home grown is on to something, his own people are the last to recognize him. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

It delves in the live of Mr. Dec 13, Shantanu rated it really liked it.

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Return to Book Page. Turnover in was 47 billion rupees.

Jun 03, Rohon rated it really liked it. To view it, click here. This outlet, which was more than twice the size of any other store in the city, opened in August He also rolled-over debtconverting it into loans that would mature in three to five years’ time, and pulled out of joint venture deals with companies such as Etam.

Biyanl ex, he was against the idea of making plush interiors and shiny environment inside Big Bazaars as the customers might not enter thinking everything is too expensive. Jan 22, Hemanth Gorur rated it really liked it. We consider shopping as societal gathering.

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Kishore Biyani definitely revolutionised retail in India; he ensured even the commonest woman entered malls via quality goods at affordable prices. Bythe Pantaloon franchise was turning over 9 million rupees but with a smaller profit margin. In the book Kishore Biyani and Dipayan Baishya have elaborated the genesis and development of the entrepreneur Kihsore Biyani. Kishore in his book talks much about ‘Re-write rules and retain values’. Ability to arrange Dandia nights in his locality, launching of WBB fabric brand acted as the steeping stones for Kishore.

Sep 24, Azamali rated it really liked it Shelves: Growing up in the Malabar Hill area of Mumbai, Biyani attended the city’s HR College but thought little of his studies, preferring instead to rely on a gut instinct and observation in business.


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The book has eight chapters, but could be divided into three distinct parts: He has been implementing design thinking in his firm way before corporates caught up to it, this shows the level of foresight this man has. A must-read for any entrepreneur who wants to make it big – which is just about anybody these days. Some reviewers have accused this book of being a PR stunt. Off hand I can think of topics like decision making, human resources, planning, execution, brand building boo.

A must read who wants to understand indian buying behaviour. Years later, with the launch of Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Food Bazaar, Central and many more retail formats, he redefined the retailing business in India.

Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 26, Vinay Venugopal rated it liked it. He drives home the message of innovation. The book captures lot of ideas, vision and perspectives of Mr.

Kishore Biyani should kiwhore write this book at this point of time, that is why this works looks promotion-work.